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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Block Museum’s “A Site of Struggle” exhibit displays how artists have engaged with anti-Black violence

March 4, 2022

Content warning: This video contains mentions and imagery of anti-Black violence. Please watch with discretion.  The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern has opened its latest exhibit, “A Site of...

A Black man sits on a bench to the side of a brick wall on which white letters read, “Stop white people from killing us” and “action.” The image is in black and white.

“A Site of Struggle” brings historical context to anti-Black violence

January 30, 2022

Featuring about 65 works of art, Block Museum’s latest exhibit, “A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence” highlights depictions of anti-Black violence from the 1890s to 2013. The...

Women sit behind a table with a sign reading “Headquarters Evanston League of Women Voters” in a photograph dated Oct. 24, 1928. The League, founded to educate and encourage women voters shortly after the 19th Amendment’s ratification, is still active in voter mobilization today.

The “very radical stance”: A history of women’s suffrage in Evanston

November 3, 2020

On Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote, became the law of the land. The real timeline of women voting in Evanston is a little more complicated. Decades...

Lori Osborne, the Frances Willard House Museum director, speaks to a crowded room Thursday. She introduced the digital exhibit “Truth Telling: Frances Willard and Ida B. Wells,” which reflects on the conflict between the two historical figures.

Frances Willard House Museum discusses relationship between Willard and Ida B. Wells

November 22, 2019

The question of how to not just “display” but “dismantle” the United States’ racist past was key to a new digital exhibit about Frances Willard and Ida B. Wells. Lori Osborne, the director of...

Opinion: The history of black journalists in newsrooms, explained

February 27, 2019

Opinion editor Marissa Martinez breaks down the history of black journalists in newsrooms. Related Stories: — This election season, don’t ignore black journalists — again — Closson: Being...

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